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Tel code: 028 90 | code search
Postcode: BT18 | code search
Population: 12100
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Always a charming coastal town, Holywood has recently become one of Northern Ireland's most fashionable - and affluent - locations. Situated between Belfast and Bangor, Holywood was home to the rich and the grand of the 1800s. Now, after many quiet decades, it's back on the map as a centre for arts, crafts, galleries, specialty shops, chic boutiques, fine dining and funky cafés. But the traditional appeal of the town is unaltered. It stands at the beginning of the scenic, 16-mile North Down Coastal Path, which winds eastwards to Portavoe. One of the great pleasures of Holywood is to sit back in a waterfront pub watching boats sailing in and out of Belfast Lough with the Antrim Hills rising beyond. The age-old tradition of dancing round the town-centre Maypole is still observed at the annual May Day fair, and the nearby Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, set in many acres of countryside, authentically recreates the lives and times of people living in the early 1900s, while a Norman motte and a priory with ruins dating back to the 13th Century bear testament to a much earlier history. Nature-lovers, meanwhile, will enjoy the parkland, woodland and hillside forests in and around Holywood.

Accountant

Halliday & Lowry
Priory Financial & Planning Ltd
Speers & Co

Care Home

Holywood Care Home

Classes

Dance - Laura Walker ARAD
Yoga - Alison Roberts

Dentist

Dental Surgery
The Dental Surgery

Doctor

The Surgery

Golf Club

Holywood
Royal Belfast (The)

Performing Arts

The Belfast Philharmonic

Pub and Bar

Gallery
Maypole
Seaside Tavern
The Attik Cafe Bar

Restaurant

Akropolis
Cafe Kina
Ganges Indian Tandoori
Lapamanzi Restaurant

Water Margin

School

Glencraig Curative School
Holywood Rudolf Steiner School
Rockport School
Sullivan Upper School

Solicitor

Hewitt & Gilpin
Murphys Solicitors

Taxi

Holywood Taxis

Shops

Honeysuckle
Norwood Pharmacy
R A Glass Associates
Reids
Cinderella's Slipper
Camphill Community
Naked Sun
Bridal Suite Holywood

Places to Stay near Holywood

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Portpatrick Hotel (31.44 miles)

Portpatrick Hotel
Standing in a commanding position, high on the Galloway Cliffs, The Portpatrick Hotel is magical and the vistas are unspoilt offering some of the most spectacular views in Britain.

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Dunskey Guest House (31.65 miles)

Dunskey Guest House
Gareth and Teresa Cole look forward to welcoming you to the Dunskey Guest House in Portpatrick, a family run guest house within walking distance of Portpatrick’s harbour, restaurants, pubs and shops. We are also the ... More | visit website
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Fernhill Hotel (31.65 miles)

Fernhill Hotel

With breath taking views over the village and harbour of the picturesque village of Portpatrick, Fernhill Hotel is the best place in the area to relax and enjoy the fantastic views, play the superb golf ... More | visit website

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Knockinaam Lodge (32.67 miles)

Knockinaam Lodge
In a romantic position at the foot of a wooded glen and sheltered by cliffs, this impressive Victorian house has furnishings that are bright, tasteful and luxurious. It stands in 30 acres of gardens and ... More | visit website
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Tigh Na Mara Hotel (36.38 miles)

Tigh Na Mara Hotel

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Tigh na Mara Hotel boasts an enviable location, situated within a stone's throw of a beautiful stretch of unspoilt, sandy beach. This area features some of Scotland’s most spectacular coastline ... More

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Torrs Warren Country House Hotel (36.39 miles)

Torrs Warren Country House Hotel

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A quiet family run hotel ideal for the ferry to Ireland or exploring the Rhins in the southwest of Scotland. We have a licensed bar and restaurant and all the ... More

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The Swan Inn (36.46 miles)

The Swan Inn
The Swan Inn offers the perfect place to stay when in Stranraer. Centrally located in Sheuchan Street, opposite the excellent Agnew Park with great views across Loch Ryan, located only 3 minutes drive from the ... More | visit website
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Marine House Hotel (36.48 miles)

Marine House Hotel

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Jim & Fiona Wood welcome you to the Marine House Hotel website. Our well furnished and decorated hotel is in the town of Stranraer, in the southwest of Scotland. We ... More

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Fernlea Guest House (36.57 miles)

Fernlea Guest House

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Close to Stranraer’s town centre and ferry port, this charming family-run bed and breakfast is housed in an attractive, stone-built Victorian property, boasting fine original woodwork and ceilings. With just 3 rooms, ... More

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Cross Haven Guest House (36.59 miles)

Cross Haven Guest House

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Mick and Gayle Holmes guarantee you a warm welcome on your arrival at Cross Haven. It is a beautiful Victorian villa refurbished by us to a high standard. Formerly a ... More

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